Child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse say UN never helped them

Sylvain Leichti/UN

 

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Code Blue

Shocking new revelations about what happened to little boys sexually abused in the Central African Republic by peacekeepers, three years ago, were revealed in a Code Blue Campaign press conference.

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South Sudan refugees pass 1.5 million

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Male Daniel

The United Nation High Commission for Refugees stated that South Sudan has become Africa’s largest refugee crisis “With no solution in sight, refugee numbers from South Sudan crossing the 1.5 million mark.”

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Ugandan President calls on African leaders to end LRA rebels’ reign in CAR

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Gloria Nakiyimba

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wants regional leaders to allow military commands to jointly work out a plan to flush out remnants of the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA and put an end to the suffering of the civilian population in Central African Republic.

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CAR: Urgent need to rebuild justice system as war crime suspects ‘roam free’

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Amnesty International

 

‘This is impunity on a staggering scale, and it is undermining efforts to rebuild CAR and create a sustainable peace,’ Illaria Allegrozzi.

 

The vast majority of the suspected war criminals in the Central African Republic are roaming free and in some cases living side by side with their victims, fuelling instability and leading to further abuse, said human rights NGO Amnesty International in a new report published.

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Africa political opposition groups in limbo

Dai Kurokawa

 

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Joe Khamisi 

The role of the opposition in democracies all over the world is to question the government of the day and to hold it accountable. Thus, opposition parties require space, freedom, and opportunities to allow them time to prepare alternative programmes in readiness for the day they would take over.

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Shocking new reports of peacekeeper sexual abuse in the Central African Republic

c. Stefano Rellandini

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Code Blue

Sources have informed AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue campaign that the following information, based on newly received allegations of sexual abuse committed as recently as this week and as far back as 2013, is in the hands of the UN’s senior leadership:

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New Central African President Touadéra meets with Kabila in DRC

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Darell Maurice

Congolese President Joseph Kabila held discussions with his Central African counterpart, Faustin-Archange Touadéra on his vision for the Central African crisis to enable it to cope with the problems in his country, during a meeting earlier this week at the Palace of the Nation in Kinshasa.

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